Childrens's Centre of Heidelberg University

Hauptstraße 126
69117 Heidelberg
Phone: +49(0)6221 54-39 23
Fax: +49(0)6221 54-72 71

Contact via email

Consultation hours:

Mo-Th 8:30 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.





Children´s Centre/Service for Families

Children's Centre
Additional Childcare Offers
Service for Families
Further Offers



Due to the corona virus, the Service for Families/Kinderhaus in Hauptstraße 126 is closed to the public.
You can still reach us during normal office hours at the email address:


Emergency child care at the KidsClub

Starting Monday, 27.4.2020, the University’s KidsClub will provide emergency child care until regular operations resume. The child care is conditional on the ordinances of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Parents eligible for emergency child care can contact the Children’s Centre of Heidelberg University (

To be admitted to emergency child care, the following documents are necessary:
1. The completed admission form for emergency child care.
2. Written confirmation from the employer on indespensabilty at the workplace.
3. Written confirmation from both parents that childcare cannot be arranged otherwise.

Please note: As the Children’s Centre has an obligation to report to the Children and Youth Office, the documents have to be on hand at the Children’s Centre (Administration) before child care commences.


Student assistants for the implementation of online teaching
Members of Heidelberg University with children or relatives to be cared for, who are preparing or holding lectures for the summer semester 2020 and at the same time have to carry out care tasks, can receive financial support directly. 
To support them, the financing of a student assistant (up to 35 hours per semester) or a research assistant (up to 20 hours per semester) can be applied for.
In the informal application, the family situation must be described and the necessary support by a student assistant must be justified.Support by student assistants is only possible for preparation, preparation and implementation of teaching. Applications can be submitted at any time to:

Children´s Centre

homepgae_kinderhaus In addition to the crèche for the youngest, the Neuenheimer Feld campus area also features a day care centre for children up to school age and the KidsClub for children of visiting scholars.

Additional Childcare Offers

homepage_erweiterteApart from regular childcare services, Heidelberg University also offers flexible childcare to its members.

Service for Families

homepage_servicefamilienThe Service for Families is the central point of contact for all questions relating to the subject of "children and academia" at Heidelberg University.

Further Offers

homepage_weitere They range from childcare and support for those with care responsibilities, to Dual Career Service and career advice for young parents.
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